Imagination, imaginaire, imaginal. Three concepts for defining creative fantasy

@inproceedings{Braga2010ImaginationII,
  title={Imagination, imaginaire, imaginal. Three concepts for defining creative fantasy},
  author={Corin Braga},
  year={2010}
}
This paper comparatively presents three notions related to the concept of creative fantasy. These three terms (imagination, imaginaire, imaginal) have been developed by the French school of research on the imagination (recherches sur l imaginaire), which is little known in the Anglo-Saxon academic field. As such, the terms don t even have convenient translations and linguistic equivalents. Briefly, imagination is fantasy conceived as a combinatory faculty of the psyche. French rationalistic… CONTINUE READING